What’s your language age?
The English language is ever evolving; long gone are the days of 'tally-ho' and 'spiffing', now we're taking 'selfies' with our bae' … whatever that means. We've created a quiz to determine just how old your language actually is. Simply answer the questions below and find out what decade your language belongs to.
- Which words would you use to describe something good?
- What was your go to insult when your school friend annoyed you?
- How do you bid farewell?
a. Bye, bye, bye... bye bye bye... bah, bah, bah
d. Tally Ho
e. Later days
f. See ya mate
- How would you describe kissing someone?
b. Swapping spit
c. Make out
d. Getting With
e. Tonsil Tennis
- What do you say if you’re feeling nosy?
b. What's the deal?
c. What's the tale, nightingale?
d. What's crackalackin'?
f. What's happening?
g. What's buzzin'?
- Which of these are you most likely to say?
a. That's not very ladylike
b. Well that's just not cricket
c. It could be worse
d. What you say is what you are
e. I know you are but what am I?
f. That is so random
g. When I was young
- What is your reaction to someone telling you something very obvious?
a. Transparently so
c. No brainer!
d. No way
e. And what was your first clue?
f. I'm so sure
g. What a moot point
- How do you like to get at the weekend?
a. Well oiled
- What do you like to spend?
c. Queen's Heads
- What would you say when referring to your friend/friends?
a. The Lads, The Girls
g. Me Old China
- How would you say clothes?
Mostly a’s or b’s our language age is...60
Inspired by the likes of The Beatles and Elvis you surely have the grooviest language phrases around. Go have a blast and a boogie and keep using these classic phrases!
Mostly c’s your language age is…50
That's some far out language you are using there! Can you dig it!!!
Mostly d’s or e’s your language age is… 30
That's some fly language you are using there. You are good to go so let's roll and teach the others your 90's inspired phrases.
Mostly f’s your language age is… 20
Sweet! You nailed it with your language. Hugely inspired by texting your communication is in some cases just a matter of letters. Thnx 4 doing th quiz c u l8r lol.
Mostly g’s your language age is… 40
Take a chill phill your language is deadly. A few of the older phrases are still in your language but you find that you are starting to be influenced by the likes of The Simpsons and Only Fools and Horses. So eat my shorts you plonker.
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